Evgenia Stefanaki, who is the owner and director of All for Speech Center, is a nationally certified and licensed Speech&Language Pathologist. She is proud to have received both her professional degree in Speech & Language Therapy (European University of Cyprus) and her specialisation in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in New York (International Association of Orofacial Myology, USA) with Summa cum laude (highest honors for grades). She also holds a degree in Education (University of Crete, Greece). Evgenia specializes in early intervention, speech sound development, childhood apraxia of speech, language delays, orofacial myofunctional therapy, voice disorders and social communication. She also specializes in mentoring families with late talking children, developing individualized support programs for families, homes, and classrooms, and providing direct clinical services and diagnostic evaluation.
Evgenia is a life-long learner and stays current with new research and therapeutic approaches. She holds various certifications including: Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy from the only one official association in USA, Integrated Voice Therapy Training for the rehabilitation of voice disorders. Evgenia is the only therapist both in Greece and Cyprus to have completed Level 3 PROMPT training and is working towards her last Level 4 for the certification in the method ( a method for Childhood apraxia of speech). She has trained in more methods for Childhood Apraxia of Speech in Mayo Clinic (USA) and is trained in oral motor/feeding techniques.She has also completed Social communication training for children with autism.
Evgenia is passionate about helping children communicate. She offers both individual sessions and group sessions. The small-group treatment engages children in guided play experiences with peers to develop expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language skills. Your child will receive individualized goals and objectives that will be targeted in a small group setting. He/she will be matched to groups based on skill level and age. Each one-hour session consists of 2-4 children per group. She offers two different groups: BOOST YOUR TALK GROUP and SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP.
She has thorough training in pediatric and adult populations at a variety of noteworthy establishments. She has received mentor-ship and training from leading professionals in the speech-language field. Also, she is committed to receiving continued training that is evidenced-based to best support her clients’ need. She has participated in various research programmes for speech & language disorders in Greece, Cyprus, Spain and New York.
Evgenia's mission is to provide high quality personalized therapy to children, adults, and their families in need of her services. She offers evaluation and treatment for a full range of speech and language disorders for children and adults. Utilizing cutting-edge technology, strategies and innovations, intervention is designed to meet the client's interests and unique needs.
Evgenia, as Prompt Bridging trained provides Prompt therapy that is appropriate for a wide range of patients with communication disorders. The most common patients have apraxia of speech, motor speech disorders, articulation problems or are non-verbal children. Many patients with aphasia, apraxia/dyspraxia, dysarthria, pervasive development disorders, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injuries and autism spectrum disorders have benefitted from Prompt therapy. An evaluation by a Prompt-trained speech therapist is the only way to find out if a patient is appropriate for the therapy.
Also, she offers evaluation and treatment of orofacial myofunctional disorders including thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, incorrect tongue resting posture/swallowing pattern, lip incompetence (open mouth posture), mouth breathing, and tongue tie. She offers comprehensive oral sensory - motor feeding evaluation, oral placement therapy and feeding therapy.